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College presidents say they value teaching and student service, but they are not incentivizing faculty to pursue these roles. "Publish or perish" is undermining student success and the mission of higher education.
By emphasizing experiential learning and support before graduation, universities can potentially increase alumni attachment to their alma mater.
K-12 U.S. school district superintendents and Americans overall agree on the three most important factors in assessing the effectiveness of public schools -- high school graduation rates, student engagement and student hope.
Among 16 factors, U.S. college presidents rate student enrollment, job preparedness and student retention as most important for evaluating their own success; college ranking is least important.
A new report from the United Nations on the world's progress on sustainable development goals features data that Gallup collected on behalf of its clients FAO and World Bank on world hunger and financial inclusion.
Americans have lost track of the fundamentals of education. We measure grades and graduation rates, but are we measuring all of the things that we value? It's not all explained by test scores.
Young women generally report more negative life experiences than young men worldwide. This gender gap disappears, however, as their life experiences improve with full-time jobs.
In Australia, less than half of students (48%) in Years 5 through 12 who were surveyed have hope for the future, according to the 2016 Gallup Student Poll.
There's a coming data revolution in higher education, but it's not the "big data" revolution that many have been hyping. This revolution will be about the voices of consumers and constituents in higher education.
To achieve the greater economic inclusion that Mexico needs, schools and government should work together -- casting a wider net to find and develop a new generation of business leaders that spans regions and socioeconomic classes.
The State of Local and State Government Workers' Engagement report shows a median of 29% of local and state government employees across the U.S. are engaged at work and provides a snapshot of the engagement situation in 43 states.
Modern slavery is present in some form in 167 countries, according to a new report from the Walk Free Foundation. The organization's 2016 Global Slavery Index estimates that 45.8 million people are in some type of modern slavery.
Gallup recognized organizations that go above and beyond in their commitment to and advancement of employee-centric performance excellence. These organizations demonstrate excellence in specific areas of employee engagement.
Teachers are not anti-assessment, according to a new Gallup/Northwest Evaluation Association study. And parents' and students' complaints about over-testing appear to be less widespread than news accounts might suggest.
Schools can be incubators for future business builders.
Gallup's new report, the 2016 Global Great Jobs Report, offers the latest update on the real jobs situation in more than 130 countries. The report reveals where the good -- and great -- jobs are and where the greatest deficits remain.
Truly engaged workplaces are rare. Just 13% of employees are engaged in their jobs worldwide. But there are companies that buck this trend.
The 2015 Gallup Student Poll suggests that real-world experience is lacking for many students, but it is more important than ever for a student's long-term success in post-high school work and life.